The NZQA courses that had to be postponed due to the NZ lockdown, are now going to begin in the April school holidays in 2021. These are the NZ Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities (Level 4) and the NZ Certificate in Teaching Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities ( Level 5). All those who expressed interest in the 2020 course will be contacted. Other interested students may email

Speech-Language Assessor/Therapist vacancy: We have capacity for a suitably qualified speech/language assessor and or therapist to work at our Centre with children. Please contact the Centre here. We are flexible as to the relationship and welcome a visit to discuss possibilities.


UPDATE Wednesday 29th April:
Jean Seabrook Memorial School has resumed for students of essential workers. All families have been contacted by the principal. Assessments,  therapy sessions, SLD tuition, and the Touch Typing group are still not able to resume under Alert Level 3.

UPDATE Monday 20th April:
Changes to Tuition: Many families will be experiencing severe financial strife due to the Covid-19 lockdowns. To make Three Week Intensives more affordable for families, the families will have the option of  Two Weeks Intensives for the remainder of 2020. This will reduce the cost of this personalised one-to-one SLD specialist tuition accordingly. Please email for more details.

UPDATE Tuesday 7th April 2020:
Free “chat” with a registered psychologist while the lockdown continues.
Time in lockdown may have given you time to reflect on your own or your child’s learning needs. You are most welcome to email our Centre to begin a “chat” with one of our registered psychologists. Please email your concerns to . A psychologist will contact you.

Please note: you can still make referrals through the regular channels.

UPDATE Monday 23rd March 2020:
Our Centre will be closed for assessments and Occupational Therapy from midnight Wednesday 26th March.
Our psychologists and therapist will work from home to complete any reports. These will be emailed to you. Accounts can be paid online using
our bank account number 06 0257 0253 986 00
For reception enquiries, please email
Our cellphone is 027-538-1538. Please ring or text for general enquiries.
For urgent enquires, please email

The Jean Seabrook Memorial School is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday:  except for children of workers in essential services.

It is closed for all students from midnight Wednesday 26th March. We will compile suitable work packs for students to work on at home. Please email for enquiries about the school.

Our NZQA courses,  Teaching Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities and Supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities are deferred until further notice. Any enquiries to

UPDATE Wednesday 18th March 2020:
To keep our staff and clients safe, please cancel or reschedule your appointment (free of charge) if:

– you are unwell
– you have returned from overseas in the last 14 days
– you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
– you have lived in the same house or spent more than 15 minutes close to someone with COVID-19 such as on a flight, bus or train or in your workplace.

To combat the spread of COVID-19 we are:
– following the advice from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education
– following good hygiene practices including frequent hand washing
– performing additional disinfecting of high touch surfaces
– staff are staying at home if they are unwell

Thank you for your assistance and understanding